So, a group of us from the university were hanging out at Eastern Food Bazaar. I was sitting next to Anele. We’re at the counter getting our food. I try not to stare at her but I can’t help it. Since I’ve been at the university and this is my last year, I’ve never met… Read More Halal Dating
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom – Psalm 111:10 What does it mean to “fear” the Lord? Does it mean to be terrified of Him? No. It means to be in reverence of Him (to have and show the utmost respect) and who wouldn’t be once they come to know Him? The psalmist actually gives us some… Read More Fear and Wisdom
How do people feel when they find out that they have been adopted? I once watched an episode of the soap opera, One Life to Live where a character named Destiny was devastated when she learned that her parents were actually her grandparents and that the brother she was so close to, whom she adored… Read More Adopted
When I first held you in my arms, you looked so tiny, so vulnerable. I vowed that I’d always protect you. 21 Words This is for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here.
Imagine that you are discarded, abandoned and abused. You are forced to beg or turn to drugs. Imagine being separated from your family. And if you are a girl, imagine being abandoned by your parents. These are the sad realities for millions of children in Asia. They live in the streets where they are vulnerable… Read More 18 Million Street Children
Leave your fatherless children, I will preserve them alive – Jeremiah 49:11 Usually before I retire for the night, I check on my son. I make sure he’s nicely tugged in. He has a home. He has his own room. He doesn’t have to take the bus to school. His Dad drives him there. He doesn’t… Read More Street Children
They still hope when they die, that their son probably will come and light their pyre. A son who breaks your legs, a son who hits you so hard that your skull breaks, a son who is willing to put cow dung in your mouth – and yet you want the same son to come… Read More Plead for the Widows